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It’s been a year since Fantasia Barrino’s younger brother, Xavier Barrino, made headlines after being in a near-fatal accident. Some believed he wouldn’t live and if he did would possibly never walk again. Over the past couple months Xavier has been showing his progress and we couldn’t be more happy for him.


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Fantasia’s other brother, Ricco Barrino, on Instagram shared a video of Xavier walking with assistance of a nurse up some steps from physical therapy. He said on the post, “The boy @xavierbarrinomaking leaps and bounds

Please leave you comments and cheer this guy on! Comment Thanks My #motivation #inspiration#walk #fight #music #riccobarrino #family#littlebrother #hefe would be proud.”

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According to, Xavier has gone through 6 surgeries. Fantasia recently talked about how proud she is of her brother and said, “New Walk.. New Talk.. New Man.. @xavierbarrino look how far you’ve come and how hard you’ve worked to get here. REMEMBER THIS MY PEOPLE ( You have to put something in, in order to get something out). God knows all and He only responds when you put forth an effort. Go King Go!!!! .” We wish Xavier the best of luck on all of his progress!

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